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Welcome to Thompson Cancer Survival Center

We are more than a world class cancer center. We are a cancer survival center, where leading cancer specialists use the most advanced technologies to achieve breakthrough successes in treating many types of cancer. Our physicians are supported by a team of patient navigators, dietitians, genetics counselors, clinical trial specialists, physicists, pharmacists, therapists, technologists, oncology nurses, social workers, and counselors are here to treat and beat cancer. In addition to the original downtown Knoxville location, Thompson facilities are located in West Knoxville, Oak Ridge, and Sevierville.

For more information about the Thompson Cancer Survival Center, call (865) 331-1678.

For physician referral, call (865) 374-8272. 

This facility complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Click here to learn more.

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Thompson Cancer Survival Center offers comprehensive medical specialties at our hospitals, outpatient centers and physician clinics.

For a full listing of our services, please visit our services page.

Patient Resources

Patients are the most important people at Thompson Cancer Survival Center. Use the quick links below to conveniently access your information, register for a class or event, or find a physician.

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Meet Brooke Parton, a mammography tech in our Breast Center. Brooke offers a comforting smile and compassionate care to every patient, every day. Thank you, Brooke! #behindthemask ... See MoreSee Less

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As a certified medical dosimetrist, Erika Bridges works with our radiation oncologists to create customized treatment plans for each cancer patient. Thank you for going above and beyond to provide excellent care every day, Erika! #behindthemask ... See MoreSee Less

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KC Coppenger has worked in our Breast Centers as a mammography tech for over 7 years. Her warm smile, care, and compassion helps patients feel at ease! #behindthemask ... See MoreSee Less

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Today's #behindthemask feature is Sydney Keck, a nurse navigator at our Downtown Knoxville location. She walks with patients from initial diagnosis and through treatment, guiding them every step of the way. Sydney is a fierce advocate for her patients and a recent recipient of the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. ... See MoreSee Less

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Hear about sun safety and skin cancer prevention from our very own radiation oncologist, Dr. Grant Clark!Hear from Grant Clark, MD, Thompson Cancer Survival Center's medical director of radiation oncology about the importance of skin cancer prevention here: #SummerSunSafetyMonth ... See MoreSee Less

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Lucy Davis is a nurse navigator at our downtown clinic. She walks with patients from their initial diagnosis and throughout treatment, guiding them each step of the way. We're so grateful she's on our team! #behindthemask #everydayhero ... See MoreSee Less

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Visit this page to get information about all of Thompson Cancer Survival Center’s locations around the region.

Thompson Cancer Survival Center News

  • Lather Up and Cover Up To Avoid Skin Cancer

    Grant Clark, MD, medical director of radiation oncology at Thompson Cancer Survival Center’s downtown clinic, provides advice on avoiding skin cancer.

  • Wei Lin, MD

    Wei Lin, MD “My goal is to provide personalized, compassionate care to every patient I treat.”  Board Certification:  Medical Oncology  Fellowship:  Hematology and Medical Oncology Tom Baker Cancer Center University of Calgary Alberta, Canada  Residency:  Internal Medicine Canton Medical Education Foundation Canton, OH  Medical School:  Shanghai Medical University China  Location: Thompson Oncology Group – West […]

  • DAISY Award Winners – July 2020

    Two nurse navigators at Thompson Cancer Survival Center were honored with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses on July 21, 2020. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation’s program to recognize the super-human efforts nurses perform every day. The DAISY Award was established in 1999 by the family of a patient who had received […]

  • Cofer, Saunders, Clark, and Meyer Named 2020 Top Docs

    On behalf of the entire medical team at Thompson Cancer Survival Center, we are proud to congratulate Kenneth Cofer, MD and Brook Saunders, MD for being recognized as top Gynecologic Oncologists in Cityview Magazine’s Top Doc issue. Grant Clark, MD and Joseph Meyer, MD, also part of Thompson Cancer Survival Center’s care team, were  recognized […]

  • Covenant Health Participates in Convalescent Plasma Clinical Trial for COVID-19 Patients

    Covenant Health hospitals have joined a nationwide effort to begin treating some COVID-19 patients with convalescent plasma transfusions as part of a clinical trial. Convalescent plasma is donated by patients who have recovered from COVID-19 and is being given experimentally to current COVID-19 patients who are experiencing severe or life-threatening symptoms. The “Expanded Access to […]

  • Welcome Michael Magee, MD

    Michael Magee, MD “We specialize in hope!“ Board Certification:  Hematology and Medical Oncology Fellowship:  Oncology Memorial Sloan Kettering, New York City, NY Hematology Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN Residency:  Internal Medicine Baptist Memorial Hospital, Memphis, TN Medical School:  University of Tennessee Location: Thompson Oncology Group – Blount 220 BMH Cancer Center, Maryville, TN 37804 (865) 977-1065 […]

  • Thompson Cancer Survival Center Joins National Cancer Consortium to Study COVID-19

    Thompson Cancer Survival Center, a member of Covenant Health, has joined The COVID-19 and Cancer Consortium, a national organization whose goal is to understand the effects of COVID-19 on cancer patients. Initial data suggests these patients have a higher risk of serious complications due to coronavirus than non-cancer patients, and the consortium hopes to rapidly […]

  • Telehealth Visits Available During COVID-19

    To ensure the health and safety of our patients and staff from the risk of coronavirus (COVID-19), whenever possible, we’re recommending telehealth ( visits. This service is for certain established AND new patients. Here are some frequently asked questions and answers about these types of visits: How are telehealth visits conducted? Telehealth visits are video […]

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